Which medications in the drug class Interferon Antagonists are used in the treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)?

Updated: Aug 04, 2021
  • Author: Christie M Bartels, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Interferon Antagonists

Anifrolumab (Anifrolumab-fnia, Saphnelo)

Anifrolumab is a human monoclonal antibody to type I interferon receptor subunit 1 that suppresses interferon gene signatures and substantially reduced SLE disease activity. It is ndicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe SLE.


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